Adult Shelters With Children Under 18 (Families)


Marjaree Mason Center – Fresno

(Women and children victims of domestic abuse)
1600 M St Fresno, CA – 93721
(559) 237-4706


Ruby’s Place – Hayward

(Only Women with Children)
1180 B St Hayward, CA – 94541
(510) 581-5626


Modesto Gospel Mission

1400 Yosemite Blvd  Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 529-8259

Palo Alto

801 Alma Family Housing

801 Alma street, Palo Alto (Corner of Homer Avenue and Alma Street

Alma Garden Apartments

2507-2533 Alma Street, Palo Alto

LifeMoves Opportunity Services Center

33 Encina Avenue, Palo Alto
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
(650) 853-8672 for info about LifeMoves

San Francisco

Hamilton Housing Solutions

Homeless Prevention: Through this program, families facing eviction receive financial assistance, legal services and case management to help them stay housed.
For more information, please call a Homelessness Prevention Case Manager at (415) 614-9060, ext. 105.
Rapid Re-housing: Assists homeless families with housing search assistance, temporary rent assistance, case management, job search and other services for up to 18 months to help them find and retain a permanent home.
For more information, please call an Intake Specialist at (415) 614-9060, ext. 112.

Hamilton Shelter Program

one of the largest shelters for families experiencing homelessness in San Francisco, offering a safe place to sleep, three meals a day and critical social services to 50 families a night for up to six months. Families at the shelter receive case management, housing search assistance, job training and other support.
Call (415) 292-5228 at 11:00 am or 5:00 pm.

Hamilton Transitional Housing

in the North of Panhandle neighborhood houses and supports 20 families at high risk for chronic homelessness for up to 18 months. Families receive intensive social services to identify and address factors contributing to their homelessness.
(415) 409-2100

San Jose

Casa de Clara

318 N. 6th St. San Jose
(408) 297-8330

LifeMoves Commercial Street Inn

260 Commercial Street San Jose
(408) 271-1630 for info about LifeMoves

Markham Plaza

2000 Monterey Rd. San Jose
(408) 278-7081

San Jose Family Shelter

1590 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose
(408) 926-8885

Santa Clara County Shelters

Santa Clara County has a waiting list for Two Shelters that will take children.
Waiting List Hotline – 408-926-8885
The two shelters for families with children who share a common waiting list. In order to get on this waiting list, call the number above between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. Households must call this number daily at that time to remain on the waiting list.

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